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Adding to Our Team

The records management assistance team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission welcomes a new analyst this month. Read more about Michelle Johnson, who is now the point of contact for local governments in the Central region of Texas. The Central region is comprised of the following counties: BastropBellBlancoBosqueBrownBurnetCaldwellColemanCoryellFalls Fayette HillFreestoneGillespieHamiltonHaysLampasasLeeLimestoneLlano MasonMcCullochMcLennanMilamMillsNavarroSan SabaTravisWilliamson To…

BZ years

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Bonnie Will Find There

In my first few years at TSLAC, I wasn’t sure about my path as a librarian veering off in the direction of Records and Information Management. I had experience in the field in both the private and government sectors, but I didn’t know if the work felt really satisfying. Reviewing and approving retention schedules was not among…

What Does the RMA Team Do?

A records management program or question can quickly transform from a minor and simple thought to an overwhelming and large-scale issue. Can this record be destroyed? Does our office comply with the records management rules and laws? How do we implement our records management program? We’re here to assist with those issues. The Records Management…

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Welcome (Back), Bri!

Back in late 2019, we had to say goodbye to an analyst on our team, but for a good reason—she moved to England! It was a bittersweet departure because she was a good fit with the team and had a growing interest in the field of records and information management. Now we don’t normally announce…

A Day in the SLRM Teleworking Life

Since March 17, 2020, the Records Management Assistance team has been primarily working from home to maximize social distancing measures. We all feel very fortunate for the opportunity and resources to do teleworking. We make appearances at the library once a week or so, but otherwise we spend our time answering consulting questions and developing…

Welcome to Brady Cox and Rebecca Hanna

In the course of a month, RMA welcomed two new Government Information Analysts to the Records Management Assistance Unit. Though they were onboarded during a stay-at-home order, both have been able to make immediate contributions. Brady Cox Brady Cox joins us fresh from receiving his second master’s degree, an MSIS from the University of Texas…

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Welcome Anne Poulos

We are happy to introduce you to the newest analyst on the Records Management Assistance team. Anne Poulos joined us last month, moving all the way up from the Valley (Harlingen) to Austin. She has charmed us with her interests in jewelry-making and her passion for history. She has come on board with us during…

Goodbye? and Welcome!

Handing Over the Torch: On November 1, the SLRM team exemplified the old adage “the only constant in life is change.” On that day, we said goodbye, sort of, to one colleague and promoted another.     After 8 years as manager of the Records Management Assistance (RMA) Unit, Sarah Jacobson stepped down to become the…